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officers at m.i.t. police officer sean collier. i want to speak about him in a moment, but these two suspects lived in cambridge, and you're the police commissioner there. have you been over to their apartment, have you seen what was inside? >> i have not been to the actual address. i've been near there, but haven't been in at all. >> i guess the fbi is going in there, going through it all. >> yes. >> what can you tell us about the weapons that they had? they didn't have a license to own a weapon, did they? >> no, neither one of them had a license. the younger brother, by virtue of his age, wouldn't be eligible of getting a license. >> you have to be 21. >> in cambridge. >> he was 19. older one, no record. what kind of weapons did they have? >> i have no idea, it's still part of the investigation. >> they had no authority to buy weapons or have weapons, no licenses, so somehow they've got them. who's investigating that part of the story? >> there's two investigations going on, as you can imagine what took place on april 15th is a federal investigation, then there's also a homicide in
, the suspects, kill this m.i.t. police officer named sean collier? that has been a mystery that is unsolved now. we're learning more about what happened, but not really why yet. and a source with direct knowledge of the investigation tells cnn that collier didn't alert dispatch that he was responding to two men fitting their description. and he didn't have time to activate his emergency alert before being shot. we do know that collier was shot four to five times in the head and chest as he sat alone in his patrol car. the source also said it took police about 13 minutes to get to the officer after people called 911 about shots fired. so it is a developing situation. but still unclear what exactly happened there. now, in another part of this story, in massachusetts today, family and friends attended a private funeral for collier. this is about his family's healing during this, which is separate from the curiosity of how it fits into the investigation. a public memorial is scheduled for wednesday on the m.i.t. campus. vice president joe biden and his wife are expected to attend. >> reporter: salu
. the three who lost their lives in the blast. amongst them sean collier who was allegedly killed by the suspects. our breaking news tonight on many developments. an official telling us the surviving marathon suspect said he needed a brother motivated in part by the wars in iraq and afghanistan, saying as well that they were self radicalized from the internet. casting doubt on that, however, is the older suspect's trip to russia, including hot beds of radicalism. there's also the interest a year earlier that russian authorities showed in his activities. however, back home the focus on him faded. the lawmakers now want to know why. secretary napolitano getting grilled on capitol hill today, including this from republican senator chuck grassley of iowa. >> was your department aware of his travels to russia, and if you weren't, the reason? >> the travel in 2012 that you're referring to? um, yes. the system pinged when he was leaving the united states. by the time he returned all investigations -- the matter had been closed. >> is it true that his identity document did not match his a
.i.t. officer allegedly killed by the boston bombing suspects. sean collier's siblings spoke exclusively to nbc's savannah guthrie about their loss. >> i think we're coping as best as we possibly can. we are a very large and close family. we've sort of rallied together at our parents' house, just spending time together and trying to remember the best parts about sean. >> now, you know, through his death, i really, i realize how good of a person he was and i wish i could have told him that while he was still here. >> under questioning from his hospital bed, dzhokhar tsarnaev tells investigators that he and his brother had no connection to any international nexus of terrorism, but were motivated by religious fervor, acting alone, learning their bomb making from where else, but the internet. with us now from boston is kevin cullen, a columnist from "the boston globe." >> okay. all right. he's in the shot, he said. >> kevin, can you hear me? >> yep, i can hear you. >> great. i can't see you yet. i can now. thank you so much, kevin. >> okay. >> you've written, kevin, outstandingly about everything f
-year-old martin richard. hundreds turned out for a wake for sean collier and a public memorial service is scheduled tomorrow. vice president joe biden and jill biden are set to attend. >> so tragic. thank you, john. 48 minutes past the hour. still ahead airline passengers will have to keep their knives, bats and golf clubs at home at least for a while longer. why the tsa is delaying the new policy that was scheduled to take effect this week. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. ...and we inspected his brakes for free. -free is good. -free is very good. [ male announcer ] now get 50% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> welcome back, everyone. i'm john berman live in boston this morning and we're getting our first real look inside the mind of a suspected terrorist this morning. boston marathon bombing s
president joe biden will attend a memorial service for m.i.t. officer sean collier in boston. 48 survivors are recovering in the hospital, two in critical condition. everyone is expected to survive. among those in critical condition is transit officer wounded in last week's shooting. >>> first responders who jumped into action after the boston marathon bombings are receiving tokens of appreciation from around the country, mostly in the form of pizza. companies and ordinary people donating pizza and other food through the website, everything is being delivered to boston area police. fbi agents, doctors, nurses. all to say thank you for a job well done. that's pretty much how they reward us in the newsroom as well, pizza. and we don't mind. >> we don't mind. it was kind of a curse last week. we got pizza for the west texas explosion. and then friday happened. >> next time we see pizza. we better hold on to our seats. >> run in the opposite direction. we don't want anything to do with pizza for sure. not for the next couple months. just touching on boston for a moment,
, a lot of concern for the families. i was in wilmington earlier today where sean collier's family had lived. he was the m.i.t. officer who passed away. people there are incredibly supportive of that family, the law enforcement people there trying to make sure the family was able to get to the hospital when the incident happened. so, there's just a mixture of feelings and attitudes here, mostly trying to be supportive to the families of the people that passed away and the people that were injured. also, relief this part of this stage, this chanter is over, but a washington 'cause and concern over what else is involved. >> the suspect again, not given miranda rights, we have already heard from the aclu, there are a number of lawmakers who, meanwhile, five at last check, were calling for him to be treated as an enemy combatant. do we think, your personal opinion, do we think that he should have been read his miranda rights? >> i think that he has got that brief window of time. i heard the segment you did with mike ignacious on that and that period of time where if public safety issues ar
-old martin richard. m.i.t. police officer sean collier. 29-year-old krystle campbell. and graduate student lingzi lu. so much promise, young. >> all very young. very young. very sad. very tragic. and as everyone leaves this crowd here and goes back to their lives and goes back to work and their children, no one will forget what happened here in boston one week ago today, and no one will also forget the resilience and the strength and the ability to heal as this city begins to move forward. kevin colin is a boston globe columnist, he's been penning some incredibly poignant pieces in the globe over the course of the last week or two. and, kevin, let me begin with -- tell me where you are to mark this moment, and what does this moment mean for you as a bostonian? >> well, ironically, i'm standing in new york, and i'm down at columbia university at the dart center for journalism and trauma. down here for two reasons, to talk about what happened in the past week and also to see kind of resources for some of my colleagues, because we had people who were traumatized, obviously not as seriously as
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